Last updated May 16, 2016. Created on January 19, 2011.
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An alternative to install an WAMP/MAMP stack (Apache, MySQL, PHP) and all other tools you want, is to use a pre-made development environment. Typically these environments are run in virtual machines.

The QuickStart project is no longer supported. However, there is at least some alternatives:

In addition you might want to check out the pages below:

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